I’ve personally picked and created this list of best budget honeymoon destinations in India. Yes, they are affordable or you can even use our favorite word, cheap!
It’s high time you ditch those low cost honeymoon packages in India and plan an itinerary by yourself. Yes, it’s the best tip from our side to have a real budget honeymoon travel. Yes, these are romantic ones too!
It’s time for the most romantic dream trip of everyone’s life with the better-half.
On a personal note, I think that honeymoon trip should be more lovingly planned even then the marriage itself. It’s the actual start of your togetherness, though I didn’t get married yet! (- lol -)
Best Budget Honeymoon Destinations in India
Anyway, did you not plan any destination for your first togetherness trip yet? Well, go on with our compilation of budget honeymoon destinations in India without putting much load on your bank account.
#1. Udaipur, Rajasthan
The beautiful city of Rajasthan named ‘the city of lakes’, Udaipur is the perfect destination for those who wish to enjoy their memorable trip in a royal way.
The city is renowned for its colorful heritage and beautiful culture. You can experience the real vibrant of Rajasthan while being in Udaipur.
What are the major attractions of this alluring city?
- Go for the romantic boat ride from Pichola lake to Jag Mandir Palace.
- Spend some quality time while enjoying the breathtaking panorama of the city from the Sunset Terrace, at Fateh Prakash Palace
- Don’t miss out the Mewar Light and Sound Show at the Manek Chowk, stay up till the dark.
- Complimentary for the car lovers! A collection of royal vintage cars in the City Palace Garage. 1939 Cadillac open convertibles, Rolls-Royce, 1936 Vauxhall, rare Mercedes models, 1937 Opel models and a lot more.
- Check out the collection of antique stuff from the Rajput kings at Bagore ki Haveli.
- Go for a royal elephant safari and an enjoyable camel ride.
Economical places to stay in Udaipur for honeymoon – Udai Nivas, Hotel Aashiya Haveli, and Hotel Thamla Haveli.
#2. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
The lush green place with the tea estates and the sparkling beauty, Ooty can be the best choice for the dream trip of newly wedded couples, especially for nature-loving souls.
This is the place where you and your better half will fall in love with the meadows and surroundings, more than each other!
Located in the mighty Nilgiri hills, Ooty is a small and one of the most loving hill stations. The key attractions in the town are –
- Botanical Gardens
- Rose Garden
- Ooty Lake
- Doddabetta Peak
Budget honeymoon stay in Ooty – Hotel Darshan, Hotel RJ Inn and Hotel Meadow Residency.
#3. Coorg, Karnataka
This charming little town in South India is a calm place and slowly gaining the popularity among the newly wedded couples for their honeymoon trips.
Coorg which is also named as the Scotland of India can be the perfect option for the couples who love to spend time in the tranquillity with the fresh mountain air.
What’s more waiting for you there, are the orange orchards, the bracing scent of coffee, breathtaking landscapes and the outspread lush meadows.
Tip for finding an affordable stay option – Instead of packing yourself in the resort’s room, we recommend you, to explore the homestays for not to miss the real beauty, plus homestays are also extremely affordable.
#4. Darjeeling, West Bengal
What else can make your post marriage dreamy getaway memorable than the snow-covered mountains and the alluring tea gardens on the slope of rolling hills! Of course Darjeeling, West Bengal’s foremost attraction.
Sprawl in the lap of Eastern Himalayas, Darjeeling is a beautiful town enriched of the spectacular snow peaks and the awe-inspiring scenic beauties. This is considerably one of the best pocket-friendly honeymoon destinations in the country.
While being in Darjeeling, go to the Khangchendzonga and have a mesmerizing view of the sun taking up the sky at Tiger Hill. There are also many other places to explore like Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery, Mall Road and Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park.
You can also read our related post to know about off-beat things to do in Darjeeling.
Cheap honeymoon stay option in Darjeeling: Magnolia Residency, Hotel Long Island, and Pineridge Hotel.
#5. Munnar, Kerala
Wish to enjoy your honeymoon in a romantic Bollywood style, head to Munnar. The exotic hill station in the Western Ghats mountain range in Kerala is the real charm of the romantic Bollywood songs featuring the shades of green and steps of tea plantations.
Munnar is located on the banks of three rivers and offers many natural viewpoints. The hill station is surrounded by the rolling tea estates on the slope.
Nearby places to explore in Munnar – Rose Garden, Echo Point, Photo Point, Atukkad Waterfall and Tata Tea or KDHP Museum.
Low-cost places for honeymoon stay in Munnar: Misty Mountain Resort, Grand Plaza, and Westwood Riverside Garden Resort.
#6. Kovalam, Kerala
Just 16 kilometers away from the state capital, Kovalam is a small coastal beach town in Kerala, yet offers supreme and striking views.
It has three consecutive pristine beaches named Hawa, Samudra, and Lighthouse that well describe the beauty of the town. The enchanting natural sceneries of palm and coconut trees along with the shoreline further intensify the charm of the place.
Best budget places to stay – Sagara Beach Resort, Hotel Thushara, and Hotel Golden Sands.
#7. Nainital, Uttarakhand
Want to add some adventures to your romantic honeymoon, consider Nainital. The complete package of charming lakes, breathtaking peaks, and lush meadows valleys, Nainital can be the top-notch selection for the first getaway after marriage. The average levy in the city makes it fit in your pocket.
Best economical places to stay: Hotel Hill View Nainital, Hotel Maharaja, and Hotel Aroma.
So, which budget honeymoon destinations in India are you two picking? Between, if going international is what you two are planning, then check out this list of 7 absolutely Visa Free Countries for Indians.
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